Courting Jewish Voters, Weiner Faces A Challenge

The New York Times’ Joseph Berger reports that in Anthony Weiner will have a challenge in courting the Jewish vote in his bid to become New York’s mayor. Weiner’s interfaith marriage and Twitter scandal have seen him fall out of favor with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, who make up 40 percent of the city’s 1.1 million Jews. “His integrity is lacking,” Rabbi Yaakov Klein says. “If you’re trusting him with public matters, you want his personal life to be beyond reproach.”

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